Friday, June 27, 2014

Carter's request for new Deal probe declined

ATLANTA - Attorney General Sam Olens declined a request by state Sen. Jason Carter to appoint an independent investigator to review ethics complaints against Gov. Nathan Deal.
By Christina A. Cassidy

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Governor Nathan Deal shows gain in poll over GOP opponents Jason Carter, Andrew Hunt

ATLANTA -- Nathan Deal has gained breathing room between him and challengers Jason Carter and Andrew Hunt, according to a poll released Thursday.
By Walter C. Jones

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Georgia Senate candidates meet for final debates

Republicans in Georgia's Senate race outlined their positions on key issues ranging from taxes to immigration during their final debate Saturday, just days before their nationally watched primary.
By Christina A. Cassidy

Deal's GOP rivals for governor debate without him

Two longshot candidates in the Republican primary for Georgia governor disagreed Saturday on whether to participate in a national health insurance overhaul and whether to expand the places people ...
By Ray Henry

Groups spend big to influence Georgia Senate race

Corporations and other special interests are spending big bucks - more than $6 million as of May 8 - to influence the election to replace retiring Republican Sen. Saxby Chambliss.
By Russ Bynum

Friday, May 16, 2014

Stone files complaint about Yu's finances

Republican U.S. House candidate John Stone filed a complaint with the Federal Elec­tion Com­mis­sion on Friday about the campaign finances of rival Eu­gene Yu, whose spokesman ...
By Walter C. Jones

Sunday, May 11, 2014

GOP House candidates talk party leaders at debate

Four Re­pub­licans running for the U.S. House in the 12th Dis­trict disagreed Sunday about how to take the seat from the Dem­ocrats and how to work with leaders of their own party.
By Walter C. Jones

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Moore: Quiet needed on campaign trail

Candidates are losing my vote with their abuse of the English languge.
By Glynn Moore

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Handel gains in Senate race poll

Karen Handel has ridden a wave of support to pass Jack Kingston in the GOP Senate primary race to take second place and come within the margin of error with front-runner David Perdue.
By Walter C. Jones

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Senate, mayoral candidates make stop in east Augusta

Augusta candidates for mayor and state Senate faced a skeptical crowd at a Thursday forum in east Augusta.
By Susan McCord

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Carter to report $1.6 million in cash for campaign

ATLANTA - Democrat Jason Carter will report having $1.6 million in cash for his gubernatorial campaign after raising about $416,000 in 11 days after the legislative session ended, a campaign ...
By Christina A. Cassidy

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Candidates jump into statewide races

ATLANTA - Republican gubernatorial challenger David Pennington, a foursome of superintendent candidates and a handful of congressional hopefuls were the newest names to be added to statewide ...
By Walter C. Jones

Monday, Dec. 9, 2013

Obamacare issue in Ga. Senate race

ATLANTA - A debate is raging among Georgia's Republican Senate candidates over how best to rid Americans of what they consider the flaws of the national health care overhaul.
By Walter C. Jones

Monday, Oct. 14, 2013

Rep. Jack Kingston leads money race for Senate seat

Over the past three months, Kingston has received more than $800,000 in contributions and has about $2.9 million in cash.
By Christina A. Cassidy

Friday, Sept. 6, 2013

Handel begins radio ads for 2014 Senate race

More than eight months before the first ballot will be cast in Georgia's U.S. Senate primary, radio listeners in Athens, Sa­vannah and Atlanta can already hear the first candidate ads.
By Walter C. Jones

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Open Senate seat starts scramble in Georgia

US Reps. Paul Broun and Phil Gingrey are the only Republicans to announce officially since incumbent Saxby Chambliss said he will retire. But the field could include as many as a half-dozen ...
By Bill Barrow

Monday, Feb. 11, 2013

Bills would make county elections nonpartisan

Local legislators could make all county posts except county commissioner nonpartisan under a handful of bills approved Monday by the Senate Ethics Committee.
By Walter C. Jones

Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012

Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012

Barrow holds on to seat

Richmond County was key to John Barrow's victory over Lee Anderson in the redrawn 12th District. 
By Susan McCord, Tracey McManus and Steven Uhles

Aitken, Fennoy headed to runoff

In a repeat of 2009, Augusta Commission member Matt Aitken and Bill Fennoy are headed into a Dec. 4 runoff for the District 1 commission seat.
By Susan McCord

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Clinician shortage blamed for Augusta VA woes

The acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs said Thursday that the main reason for scheduling problems at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center is a shortage of clinicians, adding that too few nurses ...